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Young man vs Young person

young man— 1. a boyfriend; a sweetheart: Whom is she shielding? Either her father or her young man. Is it her father? 2. is used as a familiar or condescending form of address: Listen, young man, you’re headed for some serious trouble. young person— 1. a young woman: There lived a young person at Loudun […]

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Yellow trumpet vs Yellow trumpet flower

yellow trumpet—a plant (Sarracenia flava) whose leaves are shaped into the form of a pitcher: A fly perches on the lip of the yellow trumpet, also known as the trumpet or yellow pitcherplant. yellow trumpet flower—a tropical American shrub: Yellow bells (Tecoma stans), also called yellow trumpet flower, yellow elder, and yellow trumpetbush, is a […]

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Yellow stripe disease vs Yellow stripe rust

yellow stripe disease—a virus disease of sugarcane characterized by striping of the foliage: Sugar cane varieties have been imported which are resistant to the highly troublesome yellow-stripe disease. yellow stripe rust—a rust of wheat, rye, barley, and other grains caused by a fungus: The main diseases to check for are yellow stripe rust (Puccinia glumarum) and […]

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Yellow boy vs Yellow man

yellow boy— 1. the Winchester 1866 rifle: This weapon could hold sixteen cartridges. Known as the “Yellow-boy” because of its brass frame, it was developed from the Henry repeating rifle. 2. (dated) a gold coin: And if you’ll only go along with me, this day twelve months you’ll all have more yellow boys in your […]

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